Los Alamos lab deputy director resigns
Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Director Beth Sellers says she is resigning because of potential conflict of interest issues involving a family member's lab consulting work.
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New NASA Van Allen Probes observations helping to improve space weather models
NASA's Van Allen Probes orbit through two giant radiation belts that surround Earth.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Dump Closure Leaves Nuclear Waste Stranded... In Parking Lot
With the U.S. government's only deep-earth repository for nuclear waste above the lowest levels of radiation still closed, dozens of containers holding nuclear waste The federally-owned Waste Isolation Pilot Project, located in southeastern New Mexico, has been closed to underground waste dumping since early February as a result of a series of ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Research on bendable glass could lead to flexible mobile phones
That day may be on the way, according to Seth Imhoff, a materials scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Union awaits info on leak at New Mexico nuke dump
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Tuesday its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people.
Wireless Design & Development
More Flexible Metallic Glass Coming Your Way
Los Alamos, NM, March 3, 2014-What do some high-end golf clubs and your living room window have in common? The answer is glass, but in the golf clubs' case it's a specialized glass product, called metallic glass, with the ability to be bent considerably and spring back into its original form.
Deadline near for venture fund applicants
Companies looking to receive capital through the Venture Acceleration Fund funded by in part by Los Alamos National Security LLC have until March 21 to submit their applications.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
In Face of Radiation Leak, Is There a Plan B for Nuclear Waste Dumping?
A shipment of radioactive waste makes its way to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southeastern New Mexico A radioactive leak from a New Mexico underground nuclear dump that was championed as a safe long-term repository calls into question the federal government's overall approach to disposing of dangerous waste from nuclear weapons production, ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot...
Quantum Materials Corporation and Los Alamos National Laboratory's today announce Quantum Materials optioning Thick-Shell 'Giant' Quantum Dot patented technology with the potential of 10 to 100-fold improvement in solid-state brightness over conventional nanocrystal quantum dots .
Sat Feb 15, 2014
New Mexico N-waste site draws new attention
A group tours a mine shaft carved into solid salt deep beneath the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, near Carlsbad, N.M. CARLSBAD, N.M. - Half a mile beneath the desert surface, in thick salt beds left behind by seas that dried up hundreds of millions of years ago, the Department of Energy is carving out rooms as long as football fields and cramming ... (more)
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Recent Findings from Los Alamos National Laboratory Provides New Insights into Escherichia coli
In this device, two identical surface acoustic waves generated by interdigital transducers propagated toward a microchannel, which accordingly built up a standing surface acoustic wave field across the channel."
2013 AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy goes to Siegfried Hecker
Siegfried Hecker, director emeritus of Los Alamos National Laboratory and an internationally recognized expert in plutonium science, global threat reduction, and nuclear security, has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to receive the 2013 Award for Science Diplomacy.